The Spirit of Texas Reading Program-High School

 

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Spirit of Texas Reading Program

High School

2016 Authors

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Post a picture of your students or patrons participating in a Spirit of Texas program to be entered to win a set of autographed books from the 2015 SPOT books list. Post a picture to the YART Facebook page - Young Adult Round Table - or post on Twitter (@yartxla) or Instagram (@yart_txla) using the hashtag ‪#‎SPOTMS‬ or ‪#‎SPOTHS‬

Contest is open until Monday, February 29 at 11:59pm2 sets of books will be given away, 1 middle school set and 1 high school set.

Tracy Deebs

Marie Lu

Photo Credit: Paul Gregory

Tracy Deebs
Doomed
Marie Lu
The Young Elites
Julie Murphy Ashley Hope Perez
Julie Murphy
Dumplin'
Ashley Hope Pérez
Out of Darkness
Margo Rabb Bettina Restrepo
Margo Rabb
Kissing in America 
Bettina Restrepo
Illegal

The programming for these authors will be published on the website in April before the 2016 TLA Annual Conference.


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Spirit of Texas Reading Program

High School

Committee

The Spirit of Texas Reading Program-High School is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART). The purpose of the list is to encourage youths in grades 9-12 to explore a variety of current, quality books from Texas authors and illustrators, develop critical reading skills, and to encourage greater interaction between Texas authors and illustrators, Texas librarians, and Texas youth.  Click here for policies and procedures.

 

Chair
Michelle Greer
(2015-2017)
Michelle.Greer@countylibrary.org

R. B. Tullis Branch Library
Montgomery County Memorial Library System

Administrative Assistant
Vilia Garcia
(2015-2018)
vgarciasbg@gmail.com

Harlingen High School South
Harlingen Consolidated ISD

Lindsay Henson
(2013-2016)
Helen Hall Library
League City Library System

Sheryl Stoek
(2013-2016)
O'Conner High School
Northside ISD
Nicole Graham
(2014-2017)
John R. Hamilton Library
R. L. Paschal High School

Fort Worth ISD

Liz Nebeker
(2015-2016)

Jersey Village High School
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

Derika Bailey
(2015-2017)

Converse Public Library 

Susan Casstevens
(2015-2018)

AH Meadows Public and High School Library
Midlothian ISD

Kimberly Dyer
(2015-2018)

Kingwood Branch Library
Harris County Public Library

Michele Genest
(2015-2018)

Morton Ranch High School
Katy ISD

Raquel Reyna
(2015-2018)

East Branch Library
Arlington Public Library

Kyla Schooling
(2015-2018)

Grand Prairie High School
Grand Prairie ISD 

Kelly Wadyko
(2015-2018)

Pasadena Memorial High School
Pasadena ISD

Chair Advisor
Rebecca Denham

Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library
Houston Public Library

Admin Assistant Advisor
Jennifer Demas
Communications
Fort Worth Library 

 

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Past Lists

2012 - 2013

Rosemary Clement-Moore

Gail Giles

C. C. Hunter

Ashley Hope Perez

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Jennifer Ziegler

 

2014 

Libba Bray

Cassandra Rose Clark

Donna Cooner

A. G. Howard

Mark Long

Benjamin Alire Saenz


2015 

Rachel Caine

Beth Fehlbaum

Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Jennifer Mathieu

Sherry Thomas

Amy Tintera


Curious about books that previously made the list? Click here to see a complete list of every book that won the award and see if any of your favorites are there.


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Created on Sep 3, 2011 | Last updated February 05, 2016